EducationĄG
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  • Ph.D. in Physics, University of California. Berkeley, USA(1974)
  • B.S. in Physics, National Taiwan University (1968)
Professional ExperiencesĄG
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  • President, National Tsing Hua University (2010-)
  • Deputy Minister, National Science Council (2008-2010)
  • Vice Chancellor for Research and Development, University System of Taiwan (2006-2008)
  • Dean, College of Engineering, National Tsing Hua University (1999-2005)
  • Director and Chairman, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, National Tsing Hua University (1982-84)
  • Associate Director, Materials Science Center, National Tsing Hua University (1984-85)
  • Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, National Tsing Hua University (1979-present)
  • Associate Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, National Tsing Hua University (1977-79)
  • Research Associate, Materials Department, University of California, Los Angeles (1974-77)
  • Councilor, Academia Sinica (2011-2014)
  • President, Phi Tau Phi Honor Society (2011-2013)
  • President, Association of East Asia Research Universities (2011-2013)
  • Second Vice President, International Union of Materials Research Societies (1999-2001)
  • President, Microscopy Society, Taiwan (1999-2001)
  • President, Chinese Society for Materials Science (1995-99)
  • Founding President, Chinese Federation of Materials Societies in Taiwan (1998-99)
Honors and AwardĄG
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  • Member, Russian International Academy of Engineering (2013)
  • Fellow, Materials Research Society(MRS) (2011)
  • The Electrochemical Society (ECS) Electronics and Photonics Division (EPD) Award (2010)
  • Member, The Academy of Sciences for the Develiping World (TWAS) (2009)
  • The Mineral, Metallurgy and Materials Society (TMS) 2008 William Hume-Rothery Award (2008)
  • Member, Academia Sinica (2006)
  • Distinguished Chair Professor, National Tsing Hua University (2006-)
  • Outstanding Scholarship Foundation Chair (1998-2003, 2006-2011)
  • Tsing Hua Chair Professor of Engineering (2003-2006)
  • Ministry of Education National Chair Professor (no more than 10 awards each year for all fields) (1998-2001, 2001-2004, lifetime honor)
  • Fellow, American Vacuum Society (AVS) (2001)
  • Outstanding Research Fellow, National Science Council (1995-98, 1998-2001)
  • Member, Asia-Pacific Academy of Advanced Materials (1998)
  • National Science Council Outstanding Research Awards (1985-87, 87-89, 89-91, 91-93, 93-95)
  • Excellence in Engineering Research Award (one award each year for the field of engineering ), Ministry of Education (1986)
  • Fellow, Taiwan Vacuum Society (2011)
  • Fellow, Chinese Society for Materials Science (MRS-Taiwan) (2009)
  • Hsu You-Zhian Foundation Chair in Nanotechnology (2006)
  • Tung-En Foundation Science and Technology Award on Advanced Materials (2001)
  • Peng Wen-Yuan Foundation Award on Outstanding Contribution to Electronics Research (1999)
  • Ho Chin-Tui Foundation Award on Outstanding Contributions in Materials Science (one award each year) (1994)
  • Lu Tze-Hung Materials Science Medal (highest honor, one award each year), Chinese Society for Materials Science (1993)
  • Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Foundation Outstanding Research Award (1991)
  • Outstanding Faculty Research Award, National Tsing Hua University (1983)
  • Member, Bohmische Physical Society (1982)
  • Distinguished Alumni Award, Provincial Hsinchu High School (2007)
  • Distinguished Alumni Award, Department of Physics, National Taiwan University (2009)
Areas of Research InterestĄG
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  • Synthesis and applications of low-dimensional nanomaterials
  • Atomic scale structures and dynamic processes of advanced materials
  • Metallization in integrated circuits devices